Volunteers Needed for Kohler Pond Cleanup

Volunteers needed to help remove invasive Water Chestnut from the pond Sunday, July 11th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00p.m. Volunteers will be manually removing the plant from the water and placing in small containers for transport. We are looking for people with waders that can work the shallow areas near the...
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New Ordinances Adopted

The following ordinances were adopted at the June 21 Regular Meeting of the Washington Township Committee: RO-09-21 AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON, IN THE COUNTY OF MORRIS AND STATE OF NEW JERSEY, PROHIBITING THE OPERATION OF ANY CLASS OF CANNABIS BUSINESSES WITHIN ITS GEOGRAPHICAL BOUNDARIES AND AMENDING CHAPTER 217...
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Position Available

PT SENIOR TRANSPORTATION DRIVER(S) – WASHINGTON TWP, MORRIS COUNTY –Part-time 10-20 hours per week, $13-$18 per hour. Minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience, CDL with passenger endorsement required. Experience in senior services preferred. Send application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Tuesday, July 6, 2021. EOE. The Township will continue to accept applications until...
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JCP&L Vegetation Trimming Upcoming

FirstEnergy and JCP&L will be conducting Annual Vegetation Management Aerial Patrols . Vegetation Aerial inspections are scheduled during the April through September time frame covering all transmission facilities system-wide annually. Patrols are intended to identify conditions that may be a threat to the safety and reliability of the transmission system.  Please...
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New Ordinances Introduced

The Township Committee introduced the following ordinances at it's May 17, 2021 meeting: RO-09-21 AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON, IN THE COUNTY OF MORRIS AND STATE OF NEW JERSEY, PROHIBITING THE OPERATION OF ANY CLASS OF CANNABIS BUSINESSES WITHIN ITS GEOGRAPHICAL BOUNDARIES AND AMENDING CHAPTER 217 OF THE WASHINGTON...
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Public Office Hours Expanded

  Beginning the week of May 17, the municipal building’s public office hours will be expanded to Monday to Thursday 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Appointments are strongly encouraged. Upon arrival, please call the appropriate department on the intercom in the front vestibule. If you do not have an appointment, and...
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WTMUA Issues Water Restrictions Reminder

The WTMUA reminds customers in the Schooley’s Mountain water system that mandatory water restrictions are in effect this Saturday, May 15 until September 15, 2021.  For detailed information, visit their website at www.wtmua.org.  The WTMUA appreciates your cooperation in our ongoing effort to conserve water.   
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Polling Location Changes for the June 8, 2021 Primary Election Washington Township Voters

District #3 voters (West Morris Central High School) will vote at the Fairmount Firehouse   Districts #6, 10 & 12 (Schooley’s Mountain Firehouse) will vote at Valley View Chapel – 115 East Mill Road  
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Municipal Building Phone Service Interruptions

There have been ongoing sporadic interruptions to Century Link service on Wednesday, May 5. If you cannot reach municipal offices by phone or are disconnected, please try again or email the Department you wish to contact.  
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New Ordinances

The following ordinances were adopted by the Township Committee on April 19:   RO-05-21 AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON, IN THE COUNTY OF MORRIS AND STATE OF NEW JERSEY AUTHORIZING THE ACQUISITION OF THE PROPERTY DESIGNATED AS BLOCK 30, LOT 39, 1 KINGS HIGHWAY, IN THE TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON  –...
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Free Seedlings Available April 24

From 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM on April 24, 2021, residents will be able to pick up free tree seedlings at Rock Spring Park at the pavilion nearest to the Senior Center. Seedlings, available on a first come, first served basis, come with instructions on how to store, care for, and...
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Private Well Water Tests Kits Available April 24

The Environmental Commission and Raritan Headwaters Association are holding a well water test kits pickup day in Washington Township. Test kits will be available for pickup at the pavilion at Rock Spring Park near the Senior Center on April 24, 10:00AM -12:00 PM.   Test kits can be returned April 27, 8:00AM –...
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Free Recycling Event May 15

A paper shredding, e-waste, rigid plastic and brush drop-off will be held Saturday May 15 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the DPW on Rock Road. in conjunction with Clean Communities Week. For details, please see the flyer. To volunteer for Clean Communities Week contact Robbin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 908-876-3382....
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New Ordinances

The Township Committee adopted the following ordinance at their March 15, 2021 Regular Meeting:   RO-04-21 AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND CHAPTER 217 “ZONING” OF THE CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON TO ESTABLISH STANDARDS FOR SMALL WIRELESS FACILITIES IN THE RIGHTS-OF-WAY IN THE TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON- SECOND READING AND PUBLIC HEARING The...
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Community Garden Plots Available

The Washington Township Community Garden is accepting applications for membership. The application and more information are available here.  
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Open Positions

PLUMBING/MECHANICALINSPECTOR  - Part-time, $30-40 per hr. Responsibilities include field inspections in accordance with the State Uniform Construction Code.  Valid HHS  License issued by the NJ DCA required. Must have excellent customer service and computer skills. Will be required to respond to resident/contractor inquiries by phone, in-person and by email. Additional licenses...
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Hunterdon Energy Aggregation Program Restarts March 1

Washington Township participates in the Hunterdon Energy Aggregation Cooperative (HAEC). The contract that the HAEC has with IDT Energy, Inc. to furnish your electric supply through the Community Energy Aggregation Program ended with participating residents' December 2020 meter read. The program will be returning at a new rate of $0.0867/kWh for a term of 9...
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NJDEP Seeks Public Comment on Air Pollution Control Operating Permit Renewal

The New Jersey State Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) is seeking public comment on its intent to approve an air pollution control Operating Permit Renewal for this facility pursuant to the provisions of Title V of the Federal Clean Air Act, the federal rules promulgated at 40 CFR 70, and the...
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Long Valley First Aid Squad New Members Meeting Feb. 15

 Recently retired? Working from home? Want to learn new skills? Looking to become involved in the town?   Join the Long Valley First Aid Squad   New members meeting Monday, February 15th 6:00pm 70 East Mill Road For more information call 908-876-4567, ext4   
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Online Recycling Center Registration for 2021

Online registration for Recycling Center use for 2021 can now be done . The annual registration fee for 2021 is $100. Registration and payment can be done online HERE. As of August 1, 2020, registration is required for the use of the Recycling Center.  The fee partially offsets increased costs and reduced recycling funding...
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